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A collection of biographical materials contributed by the North Carolina Collection of Wilson Special Collections Library (University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).



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Extended from papers in the Scottish church of February and March, 1885
Topic: MacDonald, Flora, 1722-1790
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by Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; Poore, Benjamin Perley, 1820-1887; United States. Congress (40th, 2nd session : 1867-1868)
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Edited by Benjamin Perley Poore. Reported for the Congressional globe by Richard Sutton, D.F. Murphy, and James T. Murphy. Index by Fisher A. Foster
Topics: Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875, Impeachments, Politicians
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by Locke, David Ross, 1833-1888
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Topic: Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875
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by Olive, Johnson, 1816-1885; Olive, H. C; Edwards, Broughton & Co
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Topics: Olive, Johnson, 1816-1885, Oliff family, Baptists, Clergy, Mental illness
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Topics: Pettigrew, James Johnston, 1828-1863, Pettigrew family
Topic: Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849
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by Parton, James, 1822-1891
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Includes index
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Generals, Presidents
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by National Society Daughters of the American Revolution of North Carolina. Dorcas Bell Love Chapter, Waynesville
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Topic: Wulbern, Mary Love Stringfield, 1873-1907
Contains a chapter on the life of Col. David Love of North Carolina
Topics: Sparks, W. H. (William Henry), 1800-1882, Love, David, fl. 1750-1798
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by Hall, Clifton R., 1884-1945
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Pub. also without thesis note
Topic: Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875
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by Bryan, Mary Norcott, 1841-1925
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Topics: Bryan, Mary Norcott, 1841-1925, Bryan, Henry Ravenscroft, 1836-1919, Plantation life
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Title-page within heavy black lines
Topics: Wingate, W. M. (Washington Manly), 1829-1879, Wake Forest College
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by Hawks, Francis L. (Francis Lister), 1798-1866
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Each of the three parts also issued separately
Topics: Hudson, Henry, d. 1611, Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Smith, John, 1580-1631
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Includes: Memoir, by Professor Charles Phillips (p. [5]-12)
Topics: Mitchell, Elisha, 1793-1857, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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by Schenck, David, 1835-1902
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Compiled by David Schenck
Topics: Ramseur, Stephen Dodson, Confederate States of America. Army
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"Bibliographical note": p. 237-240
Topic: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Added t.p., engr
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Presidents
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Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Clark, George Rogers, 1752-1818, Crockett, Davy, 1786-1836, Carson, Kit,...
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by Holden, W. W. (William Woods), 1818-1892; Boyd, William Kenneth, 1879-1938
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Introduction signed: Wm. K. Boyd
Topics: Holden, W. W. (William Woods), 1818-1892, Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
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by De Sélincourt, Hugh, 1878-1951
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Topic: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618
Topic: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
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by Lanier, J. F. D. (James Franklin Doughty), 1800-1881
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"Printed for the use of his family only."
Topics: Winslow, Richard H., d. 1861, Lanier, J. F. D. (James Franklin Doughty), 1800-1881
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by Graham, William A. (William Alexander), 1804-1875; Nichols & Gorman
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"Delivered before the Agricultural Society of the State, by its request, at the annual fair in Raleigh, Oct. 21st, 1870"
Topics: Ruffin, Thomas, 1787-1870, Judges
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by Eaton, John Henry, 1790-1856; Smith, Jerome Van Crowninshield, 1800-1879
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Preface signed: S. [i.e., Jerome Van Crowinshield Smith]
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Creek War, 1813-1814
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Topics: Compton, Lucius B. (Lucius Bunyan), 1875-1948, Evangelists, Evangelists, Evangelists, Evangelists
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by Rogers, James R. (James Richard), b. 1840; Stone, Barton W. (Barton Warren), 1772-1844; Rogers, William, 1784-1862
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Topics: Purviance, David, 1766-1847, Cane Ridge Revival (1801 : Bourbon County, Ky.)
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by Newell, Albert, b. 1805
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Topics: Newell, Albert, b. 1805, Clergy
Contains life of Francis L. Hawks, E.A. Duyckinck, and George L. Duyckinck
Topics: Hawks, Francis L. (Francis Lister), 1798-1866, Duyckinck, Evert A. (Evert Augustus), 1816-1878,...
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by Garrison, S. Olin (Stephen Olin), 1853-1900
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Topics: Clark, Dougan, 1828-1896, Witness bearing (Christianity)
Added t.-p., illustrated
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Frontier and pioneer life
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by Caldwell, Joseph, 1773-1835; Neathery, John B; Anderson, Walker, 1801-1857
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Cover title
Topics: Caldwell, Joseph, 1773-1835, University of North Carolina (1793-1962), University of North Carolina...
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by Wood, Thomas Fanning, 1841-1892; Edwards, Broughton & Co
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"Extract from Journal of Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society."
Topics: Curtis, M. A. (Moses Ashley), 1808-1872, Botany
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by Armstrong, Robert, printer; Dougal, William H., 1822-1895, engraver; Whitehurst, Jesse Harrison, 1819-1875, photographer; United States. Congress (33rd, 2nd session : 1854-1855); United States. Supreme Court; United States. Congress. House
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"In the House of Representatives of the United States. December 19, 1853. Resolved, that the members of the House Committee on Printing cause to be published, and bound ... for the use of the House, thirty thousand copies of the proceedings ... in regard to the death of the ... Hon. William R. King ... Attest, Joun W. Fourney. Clerk H.R.U.S."--P. [3]
Topics: King, William R. (William Rufus), 1786-1853, King, William R. (William Rufus), 1786-1853,...
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by Jennings, Al, b. 1863
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Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Authors, American
Topic: Grimes, Bryan, 1828-1880
"Printed by order of the board."
Topic: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
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by United States. President (1829-1837 : Jackson); Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
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by Creighton, Louise, 1850-1936
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Walter Ralegh's youth -- Ralegh in Ireland -- Ralegh at court -- Ralegh's first schemes of colonization -- The Spanish armada -- Ralegh in disgrace -- Ralegh's first voyage to Guiana -- The attack on Cadiz -- Last days of Elizabeth -- Accession of James I -- Conspiracies against James I -- Ralegh's trial at Winchester -- Ralegh in the tower -- The History of the world -- Ralegh's last voyage -- The execution of Sir Walter Ralegh
Topics: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618, Explorers
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by Smith, Seba, 1792-1868
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Preface signed: Seba Smith
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, American wit and humor
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Thomas Arnett was a Quaker
Topics: Arnett, Thomas, 1791-1877, Quakers
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by Henry, O., 1862-1910; Wagnalls, Mabel, 1871-1946
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Title in red and black
Topics: Henry, O., 1862-1910, Authors, American
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Generals
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by Headley, Joel Tyler, 1813-1897
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Topics: Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866, Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
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Compiled by Dred Peacock
Topic: Branson, William Henry, 1860-1899
Topics: Wilcox, Mary Emily Donelson, 1829-1905, Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, Christmas
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by Towle, George M. (George Makepeace), 1841-1893
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Topics: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618, Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618
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by York, Brantley, 1805-1891
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Topics: Methodist Episcopal Church, Clergy, Educators, Education
Topics: Skiles, William West, 1807-1862, Episcopal Church, Missionaries, Appalachians (People)
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by Hufham, J. D. (James Dunn), 1834-1921; Hufman & Hughes
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Topics: Prichard, John L. (John Lamb), 1811-1862, Clergy
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by Foote, Anna Elizabeth; Skinner, Avery Warner, 1870-1937
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"Collateral reading" at end of most of the chapters
Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786, Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792, Jackson,...
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Topics: Kerner, Robah Bascom, 1859-1893, Moravians, Mayors
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by King, Cardenio Flournoy, b. 1867
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Mainly an account of the author's relations with Thomas W. Lawson
Topics: King, Cardenio Flournoy, b. 1867, Lawson, Thomas William, 1857-1925, Speculation
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by Merrimon, Maud L
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Preface written by "Birdie" [i.e. Maud Lillian Merrimon]
Topics: Merrimon, Augustus Summerfield, 1830-1892, Lawyers, Politicians
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Topic: Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792
Topic: Blount, William, 1749-1800
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by Buell, Augustus C., 1847-1904
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Bibliography: v. 2, p. 355-359
Topics: Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792, United States. Navy
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by United States. Congress (53rd, 3rd session : 1894-1895); Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894
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Topics: Vance, Zebulon Baird, 1830-1894, Legislators
Topics: Benton, Thomas Hart, 1782-1858, Blair, Frank P. (Frank Preston), 1821-1875, Benton Statue...
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by Connor, R. D. W. (Robert Digges Wimberly), 1878-1950. John Motley Morehead, architect and builder of public works; Grimes, J. Bryan (John Bryan), 1868-1923; Joyner, James Yadkin, 1862-1954
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On cover: John Motley Morehead, architect and builder of public works, by R.D.W. Connor, 1912
Topic: Morehead, John Motley, 1796-1866
Printed by the family for private distribution
Topics: Caldwell, Robert Ernest, 1858-1904, Clergy
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by Harris, J. Morrison (James Morrison), 1817-1898
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On slip inserted in front of title page: "We have adopted the spelling of Sir Walter's name [Ralegh] as given in Oldys and Cayley..."
Topic: Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618
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by Pearson, R. G. (Robert Gamaliel), 1847-1913; Pearson, Mary Bowen
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Pearson's parents emigrated from North Carolina to Mississippi. In his later years, Pearson rode the circuit in North Carolina and other Southern States, and called Asheville, N.C. home for fifteen summers
Topics: Pearson, R. G. (Robert Gamaliel), 1847-1913, Pearson, R. G. (Robert Gamaliel), 1847-1913, Circuit...
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by Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
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Topics: Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820, Albemarle (Confederate ironclad)
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by Phillips, John Roberts, b. 1837
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Cover title
Topic: Phillips, John Roberts, b. 1837
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by Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; Poore, Benjamin Perley, 1820-1887; United States. Congress (40th, 2nd session : 1867-1868)
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Edited by Benjamin Perley Poore. Reported for the Congressional globe by Richard Sutton, D.F. Murphy, and James T. Murphy. Index by Fisher A. Foster
Topics: Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875, Impeachments, Politicians
Topics: Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792, Russo-Turkish War, 1787-1792
Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815, Creek War, 1813-1814,...
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Caption title: Proceedings of the bar
Topics: Pou, Edward W. (Edward William), 1830-1891, Lawyers
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by Keith, Bennie F
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Topic: Keith, Bennie F
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by Hapgood, Hutchins, 1869-1944
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Topic: Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792
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by Mangum, D. C; Edwards and Broughton Company (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Topics: North Carolina. General Assembly (1897), Legislators
Topic: Winston, Lonnie Hinton
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by Armstrong, Robert, printer; Dougal, William H., 1822-1895, engraver; Whitehurst, Jesse Harrison, 1819-1875, photographer; United States. Congress (33rd, 2nd session : 1854-1855); United States. Supreme Court; United States. Congress. House
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"In the House of Representatives of the United States. December 19, 1853. Resolved, that the members of the House Committee on Printing cause to be published, and bound ... for the use of the House, thirty thousand copies of the proceedings ... in regard to the death of the ... Hon. William R. King ... Attest, Joun W. Fourney. Clerk H.R.U.S."--P. [3]
Topics: King, William R. (William Rufus), 1786-1853, King, William R. (William Rufus), 1786-1853,...
Topics: Pigott, Fenner S., 1858-1886, Methodist Episcopal Church, South
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Topics: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845, New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815, Presidents